Appalachian-Blue Ridge forests

WWF Abstract

If you were a Plethodontid salamander (a type of salamander that breathes through its skin), chances are you would be living in the Appalachian -- Blue Ridge Forests ecoregion. Thirty-four species of these lungless amphibians are found here, giving this ecoregion more salamander diversity than any place else on Earth.
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Ecozone:Nearctic
Biome:Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Countries:United States
Area:39,359,998 acres (15,928,426 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Land Use:View Land Use Data
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER